MCS modlangs

May 12, 2011

U6 Deutsch – Statistik

Filed under: CF, German, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 9:32 am

Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland – useful current info for reference.  This link goes straight to the press release pages, for brisk verbal presentation of key points.

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January 28, 2011

immigration RBE

Filed under: ABM, French, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 8:30 am

immigration topic links

January 6, 2011

U6th French: la monnaie unique

Filed under: ABM, French, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 8:41 pm

Euro articles Jan 2011

October 18, 2010

Antigone de Jean Anouilh

Filed under: ABM, French, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 5:04 pm

Antigone notes and links

textual analysis

examiner report 2010

Antigone video

 

October 7, 2010

Waynflete linguists

Filed under: CF, French, German, Lower Sixth, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 11:19 pm

Does Your Language Shape How You Think?

Try New York Times piece under this title by Guy Deutscher (essentially a trailer for his book Through the Language Glass) at:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/29/magazine/29language-t.html

Three interesting books…

                            

 or try   http://www.ted.com/talks/steven_pinker_on_language_and_thought.html

 http://www.davidcrystal.com/index.htm 

http://www.americanscientist.org/bookshelf/pub/guy-deutscher

http://sites.google.com/site/guydeutscher/

June 30, 2010

Oxford University Modlangs admissions

Filed under: ABM, French, German, Upper Sixth, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 10:05 am

Frequently asked questions

April 26, 2010

Some French poets online

Filed under: ABM, French, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 5:33 pm

Lamartine          Hugo          Verlaine

Rimbaud          Baudelaire          Apollinaire

Paul Eluard        Mallarmé          Laforgue          Prévert 

classical anthology

March 11, 2010

17th century French authors online

Filed under: ABM, French, Lower Sixth, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 7:28 pm

Molière:       complete works
Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

La Fontaine:    les Fables and English translations

La Rochefoucauld:    les Maximes

Pascal:    les Pensées

Racine:   Britannicus   Phèdre

Corneille:   Le Cid

October 31, 2009

Camus la Peste

Filed under: French, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 1:35 pm

Here is part of a lecture series by Robert Solomon on La Peste:

part 1     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtcS2uquEqE&feature=related 

part 2     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZHXRqMPrGw&feature=related

September 29, 2009

Antigone in Greek: link

Filed under: ABM, French, Upper Sixth — mcsmodlangs @ 9:48 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJyAQf2KfKk&feature=related

the dénouement of the Sophocles original with interesting text commentary

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